…………AND WE HAVE VACCINE!!!
Every year Millions of Americans get sick and thousands die of influenza and its related complications. Influenza is a highly contagious disease and although we do have medication to treat it, your best defense remains immunization.
Everyone over the age of 6 months should be vaccinated. The only exceptions include those who have a serious chicken egg allergy or people who have had a serious reaction to the flu vaccine in the past.
The 2011-2012 influenza vaccine is identical to the previous year’s vaccine and does include the pandemic H1N1 strain as well as an influenza A H3N2 strain and a strain of influenza B. …read more